Period
to 10 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 5,650 11,755 14,455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.32% 8.01% 8.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.72% 20.46% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,318 8,311 10,512
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30,185 57,449 69,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.09% 39.13% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23,368 43,128 53,198
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the UK over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 5,240 £52,500 +5.00% 485
UK excluding London -3 3,094 £45,000 +5.88% 354
London -6 2,401 £62,500 +4.17% 170
South East +1 926 £51,000 +10.87% 64
North of England -3 779 £42,500 +1.19% 96
Midlands -2 499 £45,000 +12.50% 68
North West -5 432 £45,000 +2.86% 53
West Midlands -3 349 £44,802 +12.00% 50
South West -10 329 £40,000 -11.11% 48
East of England 0 298 £45,100 +6.12% 38
Work from Home +25 265 £57,500 +21.05% 45
Yorkshire +23 256 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Scotland -1 161 £50,000 +13.64% 26
East Midlands -4 145 £50,000 +25.00% 18
North East -4 91 £37,000 -1.33% 18
Wales +4 77 £40,000 -6.43% 7
Northern Ireland -12 25 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Isle of Man +4 3 £33,000 -34.00%
Channel Islands -3 1 £47,500 +26.67%

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 2,351 (41.61%) Problem-Solving
2 1,738 (30.76%) SQL
3 1,702 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
4 1,453 (25.72%) Finance
5 1,381 (24.44%) Degree
6 1,103 (19.52%) Analytics
7 1,063 (18.81%) Microsoft
8 956 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
9 902 (15.96%) Python
10 900 (15.93%) SQL Server
11 780 (13.81%) Azure
12 661 (11.70%) Windows
12 661 (11.70%) Project Management
13 638 (11.29%) JavaScript
14 637 (11.27%) C#
15 591 (10.46%) .NET
16 589 (10.42%) Java
17 540 (9.56%) Computer Science
18 534 (9.45%) Oracle
19 519 (9.19%) DevOps
20 514 (9.10%) Linux
21 492 (8.71%) HTML
21 492 (8.71%) Data Analysis
22 482 (8.53%) ITIL
23 469 (8.30%) AWS
24 464 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
25 458 (8.11%) ETL
26 456 (8.07%) Scrum
27 455 (8.05%) Tableau
28 447 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 149 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 135 (2.39%) Confluence
3 130 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 86 (1.52%) Apache
5 81 (1.43%) IIS
6 79 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 78 (1.38%) SAS
8 75 (1.33%) CMS
9 60 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 34 (0.60%) Skype for Business
11 31 (0.55%) Jupyter
12 26 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
12 26 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 19 (0.34%) EPiServer
15 16 (0.28%) nginx
16 15 (0.27%) JBoss
17 14 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
18 13 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 447 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 334 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
3 148 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 97 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 80 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
6 37 (0.65%) SPSS
7 25 (0.44%) Sketch
8 18 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.25%) InVision
10 13 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 9 (0.16%) Adobe XD
12 8 (0.14%) Zeplin
13 7 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
15 5 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 5 (0.088%) Figma
15 5 (0.088%) InfoPath
16 4 (0.071%) Notepad++
16 4 (0.071%) Simulink
17 3 (0.053%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 75 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 25 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
3 25 (0.44%) Shopify
4 23 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.41%) Magento
5 21 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 19 (0.34%) assyst
7 16 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (0.27%) SAP BPC
9 13 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
9 13 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 11 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.19%) Workday HCM
12 10 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
13 9 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
13 9 (0.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 780 (13.81%) Azure
2 469 (8.30%) AWS
3 438 (7.75%) Power Platform
4 288 (5.10%) Office 365
5 150 (2.65%) SaaS
6 129 (2.28%) GCP
7 96 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
8 84 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
9 78 (1.38%) Serverless
10 61 (1.08%) Google Analytics
11 58 (1.03%) GitHub
11 58 (1.03%) PaaS
12 55 (0.97%) IaaS
13 54 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
14 53 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
15 42 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
16 38 (0.67%) PowerApps
17 33 (0.58%) Amazon S3
18 32 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
19 30 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 187 (3.31%) Firewall
2 137 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 132 (2.34%) WAN
4 119 (2.11%) LAN
5 111 (1.96%) Internet
6 105 (1.86%) DNS
7 89 (1.58%) VPN
8 74 (1.31%) Network Security
9 73 (1.29%) DHCP
10 62 (1.10%) Wireless
11 57 (1.01%) VoIP
12 55 (0.97%) Skype
13 50 (0.88%) HTTP
13 50 (0.88%) SAN
14 41 (0.73%) SSL
15 39 (0.69%) VLAN
16 36 (0.64%) BGP
17 35 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
17 35 (0.62%) MPLS
18 31 (0.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 900 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 410 (7.26%) Power BI
3 398 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
4 310 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 291 (5.15%) Data Lake
6 278 (4.92%) Big Data
7 238 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 213 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 168 (2.97%) MySQL
10 143 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 141 (2.50%) NoSQL
12 120 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
13 111 (1.96%) Hadoop
13 111 (1.96%) MongoDB
14 106 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
15 92 (1.63%) OLAP
16 90 (1.59%) RDBMS
17 79 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
18 78 (1.38%) QlikView
19 67 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 337 (5.96%) Git (software)
1 337 (5.96%) JIRA
2 170 (3.01%) Jenkins
3 96 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 80 (1.42%) Selenium
5 56 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 53 (0.94%) Bitbucket
7 49 (0.87%) Subversion
8 43 (0.76%) Maven
9 40 (0.71%) JUnit
10 39 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 34 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 31 (0.55%) NUnit
12 31 (0.55%) SpecFlow
13 30 (0.53%) webpack
14 28 (0.50%) Axure RP
14 28 (0.50%) TeamCity
15 27 (0.48%) Postman
15 27 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 1,453 (25.72%) Finance
2 438 (7.75%) Marketing
3 281 (4.97%) Legal
4 280 (4.96%) Retail
5 239 (4.23%) Banking
6 167 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 153 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 112 (1.98%) Law
9 101 (1.79%) Public Sector
10 97 (1.72%) Back Office
11 85 (1.50%) Front Office
12 61 (1.08%) Games
13 60 (1.06%) Electronics
14 58 (1.03%) Advertising
15 45 (0.80%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.71%) Investment Banking
17 39 (0.69%) Aerospace
18 38 (0.67%) Billing
19 36 (0.64%) Automotive
19 36 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,388 (24.57%) Analyst
2 1,064 (18.83%) Developer
3 355 (6.28%) Data Analyst
4 353 (6.25%) Architect
5 315 (5.58%) Business Analyst
6 227 (4.02%) Consultant
7 215 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
8 195 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 189 (3.35%) Senior Developer
10 171 (3.03%) Data Engineer
11 151 (2.67%) Project Manager
12 144 (2.55%) Support Analyst
13 139 (2.46%) Software Developer
14 129 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
15 123 (2.18%) Administrator
16 120 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 117 (2.07%) Product Manager
18 113 (2.00%) .NET Developer
19 110 (1.95%) Junior
20 107 (1.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (10.46%) .NET
2 492 (8.71%) HTML
3 369 (6.53%) CSS
4 291 (5.15%) AngularJS
5 280 (4.96%) Web Services
6 189 (3.35%) XML
7 182 (3.22%) REST
8 161 (2.85%) ASP.NET
9 154 (2.73%) jQuery
10 147 (2.60%) React
11 129 (2.28%) .NET Framework
12 127 (2.25%) HTML5
13 115 (2.04%) JSON
14 107 (1.89%) Kafka
15 99 (1.75%) RESTful
16 90 (1.59%) Node.js
16 90 (1.59%) SOAP
17 88 (1.56%) Spring
18 77 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
19 73 (1.29%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 369 (6.53%) Management Information System
2 366 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
3 303 (5.36%) User Experience
4 189 (3.35%) Analytical Mindset
5 128 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 122 (2.16%) Algorithms
7 116 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 89 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
9 81 (1.43%) Data Centre
10 78 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 67 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 58 (1.03%) Driving Licence
13 53 (0.94%) Replication
14 50 (0.88%) Cloud Native
15 49 (0.87%) Public Cloud
16 48 (0.85%) Reinsurance
17 47 (0.83%) Social Media
18 46 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 42 (0.74%) Derivative
20 39 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 661 (11.70%) Windows
2 514 (9.10%) Linux
3 202 (3.58%) Unix
4 180 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 121 (2.14%) Windows 10
6 89 (1.58%) Android
7 73 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 70 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 48 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.39%) CentOS
13 21 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
14 18 (0.32%) Solaris
15 17 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (0.23%) AIX
17 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
18 9 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,351 (41.61%) Problem-Solving
2 1,702 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1,103 (19.52%) Analytics
4 956 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
5 661 (11.70%) Project Management
6 540 (9.56%) Computer Science
7 519 (9.19%) DevOps
8 492 (8.71%) Data Analysis
9 482 (8.53%) ITIL
10 464 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 458 (8.11%) ETL
12 456 (8.07%) Scrum
13 447 (7.91%) Software Engineering
14 428 (7.58%) Data Analytics
15 410 (7.26%) Visualisation
16 381 (6.74%) Analytical Thinking
17 377 (6.67%) Decision-Making
17 377 (6.67%) SDLC
18 369 (6.53%) Continuous Improvement
19 362 (6.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,738 (30.76%) SQL
2 902 (15.96%) Python
3 638 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 637 (11.27%) C#
5 589 (10.42%) Java
6 251 (4.44%) C++
7 231 (4.09%) R
8 220 (3.89%) C
9 219 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 210 (3.72%) T-SQL
11 133 (2.35%) PHP
12 116 (2.05%) TypeScript
13 115 (2.04%) VBA
14 108 (1.91%) Bash Shell
15 94 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 90 (1.59%) Scala
17 65 (1.15%) Shell Script
18 56 (0.99%) Kotlin
19 52 (0.92%) VB
20 51 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,381 (24.44%) Degree
2 242 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 241 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 144 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 112 (1.98%) Master's Degree
6 105 (1.86%) CISSP
7 100 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 76 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 63 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 62 (1.10%) CISM
11 60 (1.06%) DV Cleared
12 56 (0.99%) PhD
13 55 (0.97%) CCNA
14 53 (0.94%) PMI Certification
15 49 (0.87%) ISTQB
16 46 (0.81%) MCSE
17 42 (0.74%) ISEB
18 41 (0.73%) PMP
19 40 (0.71%) AWS Certification
20 34 (0.60%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (6.55%) QA
2 163 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 149 (2.64%) SLA
4 104 (1.84%) GDPR
5 94 (1.66%) GAAP
6 90 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 67 (1.19%) NIST
8 55 (0.97%) PMO
9 41 (0.73%) PCI DSS
10 30 (0.53%) COBIT
10 30 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
12 13 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.23%) GxP
13 11 (0.19%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.18%) SEPA
15 9 (0.16%) MiFID
16 8 (0.14%) ISO 22301
17 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 6 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 260 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 225 (3.98%) Docker
3 165 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 60 (1.06%) vSphere
6 47 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (0.50%) Firmware
8 27 (0.48%) XenApp
9 12 (0.21%) KVM
9 12 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 10 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 10 (0.18%) HDFS
11 10 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.12%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.11%) Xen
14 5 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 135 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 74 (1.31%) Ansible
2 74 (1.31%) Terraform
3 72 (1.27%) SCCM
4 32 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 29 (0.51%) Kibana
6 27 (0.48%) Puppet
7 25 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.37%) HP ALM
9 20 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 16 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
11 15 (0.27%) Nagios
12 12 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 12 (0.21%) WSUS
13 11 (0.19%) Oozie
14 10 (0.18%) SCOM
14 10 (0.18%) vCenter Server
15 9 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 9 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,063 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 534 (9.45%) Oracle
3 455 (8.05%) Tableau
4 205 (3.63%) VMware
5 203 (3.59%) Blue Prism
6 202 (3.58%) Teradata
7 200 (3.54%) UiPath
8 198 (3.50%) Automation Anywhere
9 190 (3.36%) Alteryx
9 190 (3.36%) Google
10 188 (3.33%) Cadence
11 182 (3.22%) SAP
12 152 (2.69%) Cisco
13 148 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
14 92 (1.63%) Citrix
15 91 (1.61%) ServiceNow
16 71 (1.26%) IBM
17 70 (1.24%) HP
18 64 (1.13%) Adobe
19 59 (1.04%) Databricks